Artist Programme, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 2020 This collaborative initiative supports the development of artistic research and practice through a series of artist-led discussions, making sessions, and critical enquiry. It provides peer-led learning opportunities, networking, and professional development in a mutually supportive context.
Since March 2020, the Artist’s Programme has taken place online, looking to historical examples of remote collaborative art projects for models of how to work together.
The first project, titled Situations, took curator and critic Lucy R. Lippard’s untitled magazine exhibition for British art magazine Studio International in 1970 as its inspiration. Each artist was asked to pass onto the next a situation within which to work. The work made in response to the given ‘situation’ was included in a magazine-exhibition, published 50 years after the original.
Hannelore Smith & Matthew Baxter, 2017
There is a strong connection between a craftsman and their tools, as well as an intimate knowledge of how materials will perform and react; a sense of intuition and precision is applied.
Through the act of creating, the workbench becomes scarred - a series of marks document the moments of contact between the maker and the material.
The Compositions reflect the negative space on the surface of the workbench - traces left by the maker at work.
Hannelore is a founder member of the Artpocket Collective, the collective collaborate on creative projects regularly as well as run an educational programme. Click here to visit the website and find out more about the collective, click on the thumbnails below to find out more about the projects.